Sobriety checkpoint in Ripley County this weekend

first_imgRIPLEY COUNTY, Ind. — Troopers from the Indiana State Police Versailles Post will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint at an undisclosed location in Ripley County this weekend.Drivers passing through the checkpoint area should have their licenses and registrations ready to present to troopers and will only be detained briefly while troopers determine whether further investigation is necessary.The purpose of sobriety checkpoints is to remove those motorists from the highways who are alcohol or drug impaired and pose a danger to all who use the roadways.Impaired drivers are responsible for billions of dollars in property damage, person injury, and death annually.last_img

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